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Does Sleeping On Your Back Correlate With Sleep Terrors
My son is 5 months and he wakes up screaming and then goes back to sleep, he will do it 3-4 times a night, could it be night terrors?
Is it normal for a 2 year old to have "night terrors" at everynap/bed time within 30 minutes of sleep and throughout the whole sleep time? The baby sleeps for 30 minutes, wakesup screaming, goes back to sleep for 30 minutes and wakes up again. It has been
Maybe not: It is not really common or normal for a child to have such frequent episodes as you describe. What does the pediatrician say? You may want to seek out further evaluation with a pediatric neurologist, a child psychiatrist or a developmental pediatrician who can perform some tests just to make sure it's nothing serious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sleep terrors: Yes, sleep terrors can be effectively treated with a combination of psychotherapy/environmental sleep modification and usually a low dose of clonazepam. There are other options if that doesn't work ... But best to talk to your doctor to see what's best for you. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Deep sleep: Night terrors are associated with enrty into the deepest sleep stages, which is why concerned parents have difficulty waking a child having one & most victims do not recall the events.Night mares are associated with shallow sleep and are remembered at least breafly by those who have them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Almost all antidepressant suppress rem sleep with the exception of 3. Rem is the stage of sleep where dreaming occurs. It's also the stage of sleep we get the most refreshing and restorative sleep. First you should discuss this with your doctor and make sure the night terrors are not side effects of other medications you're already taking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having night terrors lately and also have been scratching to the point of breaking skin in my sleep. What should I do?
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